Reactive Drainage Maintenance

A blocked drain or sewer can cause major damage and disruption to businesses and highways if not treated as soon as possible. At Subscan we provide a comprehensive blocked drain and sewer clearing service where our teams identify the source of the blockage or potential blockage and clear away debris to ensure that the drain or sewer can perform to its full potential.

Wherever possible we aim to minimise disruption to businesses, highways and surrounding communities whilst ensuring blockages are removed as efficiently and quickly as possible.

  • Minimises any disruption to businesses
  • Reduces the chance of costly repairs due to negligence
  • Ensures system is working at maximum performance
  • Extends drainage life expectancy
  • Avoids costly and time-consuming excavation work

24/7 Callout

With highly trained operatives working throughout the UK, Subscan are never far away. Our specialist drainage engineers are with you as soon as possible to identify the source of the blockages and then won’t leave until you have a working drainage system.

At Subscan we offer a 24/7 emergency response service to help keep things flowing.

Avoid emergency call outs

Avoid emergency call outs with cost effective sewer cleaning to keep your drains ahead of the game. It means that your drains get cleaned and checked out regularly, so that any issues can be resolved before they turn into major problems.

Regular sewer cleaning keeps your drainage system in a health condition and minimises the chance of any major blockages occurring.

Case Study

Construction Marine Ltd

Project type:
CCTV survey and desilting

Various sites over the UK


As part of an ongoing maintenance contract for Network Rail, Subscan ensure that all drainage solutions along the East coast railways from London to Newcastle are maintained.

Subscan have been appointed by Construction Marine Ltd to work on a project for Network Rail sites and structures as part of an ongoing project of a number of years.


To ensure that the drainage solutions along the East Coast railway from London to Newcastle are maintained, Subscan are tasked to carry out CCTV condition surveys and desilting of culverts along the route.

Some of the work locations are very rural and inaccessible but our fleet of off-road units makes the tasks easier to complete. We have a 100% success rate with CML on all projects we carry out and ensure all project are completed on time, with no impact on train schedules.

Client Testimonial

“The Subscan UDS team of surveyors and drainage engineers helped our minor works team out again and did a thoroughly professional job. We will continue to work with Subscan on LNE projects throughout the region.”

Lee Sanderson, Building & Civils Project Manager, Construction Marine Ltd